Miroir Brot "Vision 24" Spot-Lighted Multidirectional Wall-Mount 9.5" Makeup Mirror - 24 Variations

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Miroir Brot "Vision 24" Spot-Lighted Multidirectional Wall-Mount 9.5" Makeup Mirror - 24 Variations

Regular Price: $512.00

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VISION 24 Spot 9.5" Dia HARDWIRED Polished Chrome/Silver 3opt - A24-11A1-111U3O

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  • About Miroir Brot
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Tthe Vision 24 Spot hardwired magnifying makeup mirror is the original. It is the first one created by Miroir Brot in 1927. The ball-joint incorporated in the mount permits its installation horizontally or vertically. It's a hardwired mirror, suitable for smaller spaces due to it's mounting flexibility and projection from the wall of only 5.5". It has been updated with new materials and manufacturing techniques that have evolved over the years. It is both durable and functional - and good-looking too! The spot-lighting is preferred by many, over halo lighting. It is offered in Polished Chrome, Polished Gold, Polished Nickel, or Satin Nickel (Titanium). Standard magnification is 5x - the most popular. Optional magnifications include 3x and 7x on Optical Glass.

Shipped to you directly from the Paris, France factory.

Free Ground Shipping - 48 States.UL ApprovedMade in FranceUL Approved US & Canada

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Product Features
  • Small footprint spot-lighted hardwired wall-mounted makeup mirror by Moroir Brot.
  • Made by hand, in Paris, France.
  • Mount the base plate horizontally or vertically - it'll fit into small spaces.
  • Mirror diameter is 9.5". Projection from wall: 5.5".
  • High quality silver-backed mirror-glass mirrors used for 5x magnifications.
  • Optional 3x and 7x silver-backed Optical Glass magnifications.
  • Finishes: Polished Chrome, Polished Gold, Satin Nickel, or Polished Nickel with Ivory, Golden or Charcoal backs depending on the finish selected.
  • 1-Year manufacturer's warranty. UL Approved.
  • Delivered to you direct from Paris, France.
LengthN/A
BrandMiroir Brot
Country of ManufactureFrance
Power SourceNone
Shelf TypeN/A

Found in the archives of the Manufacture de Saint Gobain, in the 18th century it can be found that François Brot, founded the establishment in 1826, in the heart of the Old Paris, near the historic Place de la République. Immediately, Miroir Brot achieves a great degree of success becomes the preemminent manufacturer it its field, in France and throughout Europe.

In 1875, Brot created and patentented a completely revolutionary mirror - the triple mirror. It instantly realized world-wide notoriety. Connisseurs referred to this ground-breaking mirror simply as 'un miroir Brot'.

In 1927, Brot innovated again by creating the magnifying illuminated mirror. The "Mirophar" was born. The initial thrust was to equip automobiles, it ws in luxury hotels that Mirophar acquired its fame. Rather than a cheap gizmo, the amenity brought to the hotel guest, more than he expected for a meticulous make-up application or shave - especially with advancing age and declining eyesight.

The "spotlight" was revolutionary and designed into the mirror surface, prevented the mirror from fogging.

Still manufactured at the Brot workshop in Paris after almost two hundred years, Miroir Brot carries on the age-old tradition of glass and copper brass working. Brot master glassmakers and brass craftsmen, following ageless techniques and know-how, create a wonderful and prestigious collection of mirrors.

The consistent and unequaled quality of Brot’s mirrors sets the standard for the world.

The Art of Finishing

Since its inception in 1826, the Maison Brot manufactures only the finest magnifying mirrors. And still today, The Brot mirrors are the standard of the world. To attain this degree of quality, four steps of meticulous processing is required .
  1. Polishing to obtain a perfectly smooth surface:
    To produce a shiny mirror that's flawless and totally smooth, polishing is an indispensable technique used to make Brot mirror finishing unique, homogeneous, shiny, and free of porosity.

    To obtain the desired result, the polishing drums technique is used: The part to be polished is hand-held against the surface grinding and polishing wheels with discs of various materials including cotton, sisal, tampico, rope, and composite synthetic fibers. The wheels rotate at a high speed of approx 9,750 ft/minute and are generally coated with polishing paste.

  2. Nickel Electroplating: The fusion of aesthetics and technology.
    The electrolytic nickel plating is the most important step. Before a final finish can be applied, the nickel plating forms a barrier against corrosion.

  3. Galvanic technique:
    Galvanic electroplating is used to electrolytically deposit metals on substrates prepared in advance. Through this process high-end and noble metals are applied to Miroir Brot arms, brackets, and frames. Metals examples are chromium, nickel, and gold.

    This technique has the end result protection of Miroir BROT mirrors against corrosion, and oxidation - whether by contact with air or moisture; and gives a protection against aging.

    Miroir BROT uses this technique for its decorative effect to give BROT mirrors the aesthetic properties that make artistic elements, and decorative designs for your home.

  4. Gilding: The symbol of wealth.
    Gold is still considered the symbol of wealth and luxury. Gold is soft, ductile, and malleable. It is principally used for decorative effect, but as a noble metal it has an extraordinary resistance to oxication and corrosion. Miroir Brot as point of honor, maintains this symbol of wealth by using pure 24 carat gold for its gold finished products.

About Optical Glass

Optical glass must be flawless, containing no tiny flecks, streaks, or bubbles, all of which are usually present in ordinary glass.  

The selection of purified raw ingredients is a key factor in glass-making since different materials afford different characteristics to the finished product. Considerations include the index of refraction or the speed of light through the glass; the Abbe number or the amount of dispersion as light travels through the glass; the coefficient of expansion, and more.

To achieve the excellence required by optical glass molten glass is super-heated well beyond the temperature required for regular glass.  This is done in a platinum chamber where tiny bubbles in the molten glass grow larger, rise to the surface and burst, thus eliminating any bubbles in the mix.  The glass is then homogenized by a special platinum stirrer with curved paddles.  The optically pure glass is then delivered through a platinum delivery tube.

For mirror optics, Miroir Brot uses 10mm Optical Glass, as opposed to 3mm glass used in other mirrors.  More importantly, regular glass mirrors use glass molded to a concave shape to provide magnification.  Optical Glass mirrors use flat glass that has a precision-ground convex curvature on one side - literally a lens.  The grinding and polishing process is exacting and held to precise tolerances used for fine optics for telescope and camera lenses.

The result is a perfectly curved surface, free of bubbles, flecks, and streaks.  Once you view your image in an Optical Glass mirror, there's no going back.

Further information and technical data can be found at the following two websites, among others:
http://www.edmundoptics.com/resources/application-notes/optics/optical-glass/
http://www.cmog.org/article/continuous-perfection-optical-quality-glass

Electrician's Hardwired Makeup Mirror Mounting Instructions

•  Hardwired mirrors should be installed by a licensed electrician.

•  We strongly recommended that installation only be done when the mirror itself is at hand, and the ultimate user is available for mounting height determination.

•  Install a 4" octagon box on a GFCI line or on a line where a GFCI outlet is installed, or both.  The box should be flush with the mounting surface at a height determined by the user.  The box should be capable of supporting 15 lbs.  The mirror doesn't weigh 15 lbs., but remember it may be on an arm as long as 20".  Note that the center of the mirror is usually 1/2" to 6" higher than the the mounting-plate center.   All of our hardwired makeup mirrors have the switch contained within the mirror mounting plate, mirror base, or mirror housing.  No other switch is required.  Also note that each of our single and double arm wall mirrors tilt vertically and swing horizontally.

•  Hardwired mirrors, once wired, are not eligible for refund.


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